Archive for the 'GT500CR' Category

The video maybe a few years old but it’s worth revisiting this incredible machine and what went into making it. For those who don’t know, the The Villain is a custom built 1968 Ford Mustang. Built by Jason Engel and his amazing staff at Classic Recreations in Yukon, Oklahoma. The Mustang Villain is powered by Ford Racing’s 420-HP all-aluminum DOHC 5.0L Coyote engine, which will be mated to a Tremec T-56 Magnum six-speed manual transmission through a Centerforce DYAD. Check it out! Engine: 420-HP Ford Racing all-aluminum DOHC 5.0L Coyote Transmission: Tremec T5 five-speed Suspension and Chassis: Detroit Speed Aluma-frame with Corvette-based A-arms QUADRAlink 4-link rear suspension Fully Adjustable DSE/JRi Coilover System

We’ve seen a couple of shop tours from Classic Recreations over the years though it’s always good to see more and luckily enough the guys from JustAboutCars were given a great tour by the CR team last month. What’s fascinating is probably the amount of donor cars the Classic Recreations guys seem to always have […]

It’s been a good four years since we were taken inside Classic Recreations home of operations to see how they …

It’s not too often we get to see great videos covering vintage Mustangs and we rarely get to see inside …

It seems the team over at Classic Recreations have been busy lately. This coming week we have it on good authority they will be revealing their latest model to be added to the CR stable. The GT500CR Convertible. Since the success of the regular GT500CR models it was only a matter of time until we […]

MSN Autos recently named the 1967 Shelby G.T.500 the “ultimate muscle car.” The Shelby G.T.500CR-900S model starts with a legend, and injects it with modern supercar technology: a 770 horsepower supercharged engine, advanced multi-link race car inspired suspension, an opulent interior and modern turn-key reliability. It’s the newest car to come from Classic Recreations and […]

Earlier this year Oklahoma-based Classic Recreations announced their new flagship mode, the Shelby GT500CR Venom. The car is a step up in terms of performance compared to the base GT500CR model featuring a 427ci V8 paired to a ProCharger F1-R centrifugal supercharger good for an incredible 780 horsepower as well as larger brakes, an upgraded suspension and wider wheels and tires.
Now the GT500CR Venom is back, although with a new name. Classic Recreations has renamed the car the Shelby GT500CR 900S and has provided us with some new photos and …

It’s been roughly three months since Classic Recreations unveiled their much anticipated Shelby GT500CR in what was a move to provide an ‘Eleanor’ inspired car that took various stylings from the movie car but built on them in their own unique way and now in what is a sign the company’s has grown two-fold they […]

Only a small update this week and it’s a follow on from last weeks post where I shared two videos with you all from Classic Recreations. The behind-the-scenes videos gave us our first look inside the building of the GT500CR. If you haven’t already seen them click here. This week it’s the third part […]

Last month the boys over at Classic Recreations revealed their new offering. The GT500CR officially liscensed by Carroll Shelby himself. Now that we’ve all stopped drooling over the photos we now have the official reveal video in stunning high definition.
The video is a great promotion for the car, with some really cool shots from […]

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